Jul 11, 2020  
2018-2019 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar 
    
2018-2019 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ELEC 470 Computer System Architecture W | 3.5


Lecture: 3
Lab: 0
Tutorial: 0.5
This course covers advanced topics in computer architecture with a quantitative perspective. Topics include: instruction set design; memory hierarchy design; instruction-level parallelism (ILP), pipelining, superscalar processors, hardware multithreading; thread-level parallelism (TLP), multiprocessors, cache coherency; clusters; introduction to shared-memory and message-passing parallel programming; data-level parallelism (DLP), GPU architectures. 

Academic Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 0
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 11
Engineering Design 31

PREREQUISITE(S): ELEC 371 , ELEC 274   or CISC 221



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